Fitter and Turner Apprenticeship

Exciting opportunity to start your Mechanical Fitter apprenticeship within the hydraulics space!
Job ID: 5225 Metal and Engineering - Fitting and Turning QLD - Richlands Apprentice Positions Available: 1


Are you fascinated about how things are put together or ever wanted to know how different machines work? Do you find yourself spending time in the shed, pulling things a part like to see how they work? If you have a natural eye for detail and are good with your hands, becoming a Fitting and Turning apprentice could be for you!

Undertaking this four-year apprenticeship will give you the opportunity to become a qualified Mechanical Fitter and earn your Cert III in Engineering – Mechanical Trade (Fitter and Turner)

You will learn the ins and outs of Servicing, installations, machining, strip/inspect and assemble hydraulic components, use of hand and power tools, reading and interpreting mechanical drawings, fault find and repair on small hydraulic motors - spray painting components, working with fluid power/hydraulics, pneumatic systems, electrical components and pipe fitting components. This position is located in Richlands and you will be hosted with an Australian owned company specializing in Hydrostatic and mobile hydraulic products and services.


  • No HECs Debt – in fact, most apprenticeships are fully funded by the Government. So you will leave your 4 years with a qualification, no debt and ready to earn the big bucks in an industry that is eager for more qualified tradespeople to join their ranks
  • We will actually pay you to learn! How many of your Uni mates get paid to study?
  • Potential to be selected for one of MIGAS’s annual MiScholarship funding, a combination of a cash prize and additional financial support
  • Your own personal MIGAS mentor who will guide you through your apprenticeship
  • Free uniforms and PPE when you start with MIGAS
  • We are a culturally diverse employer and actively advocate for local Indigenous Australians and women in trades
  • Host specific – RDOs, additional training, perks



We are looking for mature minded, switched-on and hardworking individuals. If you’ve got a right attitude towards work, are a supportive team player, are good with your hands and are up for the challenge that comes with this trade – apply now!

Must haves:  

  • Driver’s licence
  • High level of safety awareness
  • Be committed and dedicated to completing this four-year apprenticeship – including all TAFE requirements.  


If you think this could be you – apply online now by submitting your resume and cover letter.

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